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Posted by Meagieting on Monday, October 1, 2012 at 8:20pm.

At the start, a biologist counts M microbes in a sample. Every day after that, the number of microbes  in the sample, is multiplied by some number N.  

Write the expression for the number of microbes in the sample
1) after day one 
2) after day two

Use these expressions to help determine the number of microbes in the sample after the eighth day

Using only variables, "m", "n"" and "a", derive the general formula for the number of microbes found after "a" days.

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